Student Health Center Offering Seasonal Flu Shot Clinics

Rensselaer's Student Health Center will be offering a series of seasonal flu shot clinics to Rensselaer students, faculty and staff between Tuesday, September 23 and Tuesday, September 30. Students can get their shots for free; there is a $15.00 charge for faculty and staff. Supplies are limited, so plan to stop by early!

NYSP2I Seeking Applicants for R & D Student Competition

The New York State Pollution Prevention Institute is pleased to invite applications from undergraduate or graduate students for its fourth annual R & D Student Competition. The competition fosters creative thinking, problem solving, teamwork, and collaboration across disciplines and provides an opportunity for students to present their projects to environmental experts, gain insight from established professionals, and receive recognition by potential future employers.

Have You Tried BrowZine? The Libraries Need Your Feedback!

BrowZine, an easy way to keep up with research literature from your tablet or smartphone, is now available to Rensselaer on a trial basis until September 30th. If you have tried Browzine, please let the Library staff know what you think. And if you haven't downloaded BrowZine yet, there's still time to try it!

C & EE Seminar Scheduled for October 1

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: JEC 3117
Description: Dr. Mladen Vucetic, Professor of Civil Engineering in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at University of California, Los Angeles - UCLA, will present "Kinematics and Pseudo-Static Analysis of Failure of Soil-Nailed Excavation Models in Dynamic Centrifuge Tests Simulating Earthquake Conditions."

Reunion & Homecoming Weekend Scheduled for October 9-12

Thursday, October 9, 2014 - Sun , October 12, 2014 (all day)
Where: Campus-wide
Description: Join with Rensselaer alumni as Greeks, athletic teams, classes ending in 4 or 9, and special interest groups gather on campus to celebrate milestones and enjoy a weekend of fun, entertainment, and education!

TIAA-CREF to Offer Confidential Retirement Counseling October 8

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Where: Rensselaer Union Room 3202
Description: TIAA-CREF Individual Client Services Consultant Peter Crehan will be on campus for one-on-one consultations on a broad range of retirement topics. Attend this upcoming event to help you become better informed and more confident about Rensselaer's retirement plan benefits!

CoTerminal, Graduate School Info Session to be Held October 8

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Rensselaer Union
Description: Would you like to learn more about the CoTerminal program and receive answers about pursuing an advanced graduate/professional degree? Registration is required, so sign up today to attend this session!

Dept. of Physics, Applied Physics and Astronomy Colloquium Scheduled

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: CII 3051
Description: Speaker Larry Widrow will present "Is the Milky Way Ringing?”

Mueller Center to Host "Wellness Wednesday"

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Mueller Center lobby
Description: This event will feature free chair massages, snacks, health and wellness information, and more. Be sure to stop by!

Dept. of MANE Colloquium to be Held October 8

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: DCC 330
Description: Professor Christopher Hansen, of the University of Massachusetts at Lowell, will present "Additive and Automated Manufacturing of Multifunctional Composite Materials."